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Sushi is Wrecking the Planet

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Sushi is wrecking the planet. It may sound like hyperbole, but unfortunately it is not. While this popular repast is not alone in the endeavour, stated plainly, sushi is one of the most environmentally damaging…

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Sacred Economics

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Sacred Economics: Money, Gift and Society in the Age of Transition By Charles Eisenstein EVOLVER EDITIONS, 2011 Paperback, 496 pages, $25.95 Reviewed by MIRIAM KNIGHT “What is it about money that makes it the enemy of…

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Food Label Follies

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If you’re a devout food label reader, you might want to take this news sitting down. Routine testing by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency suggests that nearly 60 percent of packaged foods in Canada have…

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Raw Phytochemical Power

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When it comes to the natural medicinal compounds that abound in plant foods, raw is usually best In this excerpt adapted from their recent book Becoming Raw, dietitians Brenda Davis and Vesanto Melina hone in…

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The Paint Can of Life

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I recently painted a deck on my house. I enjoy painting, a meditation in being present that doesn’t require much thought but lots of attention. If you tend to live in your head, paint something. Your…

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Needles for the People

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A Wolseley clinic brings effective and affordable community acupuncture to Winnipeg A healing revolution is happening in a Winnipeg clinic where the battle against ill health is being fought with soft music, comfortable recliners and very thin…

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